Adult Education Training and Skills Tender – Plymouth

Adult Education Training and Skills Tender – Plymouth

The requirement is split into 2 Lots: Universal Adult Education Services. Improving Communication and Essential Skills for Speakers of Other Languages.

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Education and training services

2018/S 079-176939

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Plymouth City Council
Floor 2, Windsor House
Plymouth
PL6 5UF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr John Bale
Telephone: +44 1752307328
E-mail: john.bale@plymouth.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK41
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Adult Education Training and Skills

Reference number: DN332846

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Plymouth City Council (PCC) intends to procure Adult Education funded learning activities for 2018/19.

This will include up-skilling adults to support re-engagement into the labour market, increasing skills levels amongst working adults, maintaining community learning amongst older citizens and strengthening communities.

The requirement is split into 2 lots:

— Universal Adult Education Services.

— Improving Communication and Essential Skills for Speakers of Other Languages.

Training providers will need to be listed on the UK Register of Learning Providers and will be able to deliver this fund in accordance with Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) rules and guidelines.

In the near future we will also issue Requests for Quotation (RFQs) for the following categories (not part of this tender):

— Supporting Re-engagement of Vulnerable Groups.

— Locality-Based Community Learning for Deprived Areas.

— Skills Development to Support Engagement and Progression within Key Sectors.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 002 204.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Universal Adult Education Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK41

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Universal Adult Education Services.

These services are for the delivery of a contract between Plymouth City Council and the Education and Skills Funding Agency, specifically Adult Skills Budget and Community Learning. Provision or activities under this specification should be designed to engage adults in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. Including a wide range of learning opportunities encompassing arts, food preparation, languages which could delivered through:

Formal structured learning that typically takes place in an education or training institution, usually with a set curriculum and carries external accreditation;

Non-formal learning that is organised by educational institutions but non-certificated. Non-formal learning opportunities may be provided in the workplace and through the activities of community groups.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical Method Statements / Weighting: 100
Cost criterion – Name: Total value of Contract — Pass / Fail / Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

End: 31/07/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Improving Communication and Essential Skills for Speakers of Other Languages

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK41

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Improving Communication and Essential Skills for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

These services are for the delivery of a contract between Plymouth City Council and the Education and Skills Funding Agency, specifically Adult Skills Budget and Community Learning. Provision or activities under this specification should be designed to engage adults in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. Including a wide range of learning opportunities encompassing arts, food preparation, languages which could delivered through:

Formal structured learning that typically takes place in an education or training institution, usually with a set curriculum and carries external accreditation;

Non-formal learning that is organized by educational institutions but non-certificated. Non-formal learning opportunities may be provided in the workplace and through the activities of community groups.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical Method Statements / Weighting: 100
Cost criterion – Name: Total value of Contract — Pass / Fail / Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 202 204.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

End: 31/07/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 29/05/2018
Local time: 00:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/05/2018
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Plymouth City Council
Floor 2, Windsor House
Plymouth
PL6 5UF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1752307532
E-mail: sandra.stanton@plymouth.gov.ukInternet address:www.plymouth.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/04/2018

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